Human Rights News
Here is a preview of human rights related news compiled from a non exhaustive selection of various news sources originating from a number of organisations, national and international, working in the field. This information is updated twice a day.
Human Rights Watch - 3 hours 51 min ago
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Azerbaijan’s jailing of a prominent independent journalist after his summary forcible return from Turkey bears the hallmarks...
Reporters without border - 4 hours 11 min ago
On 16 April, the Kyrgyz parliament approved amendments to the criminal code imposing a custodial sentence for “spreading false information relating to a crime or offence" in the media at their...
FIDH - Human Rights for All - 12 hours 4 min ago
The Cambodian government must drop all charges on the 23 garment workers and human rights defenders arrested during the 2-3 January brutal crackdown in Phnom Penh. - Cambodia / Arbitrary Detention
UNICEF - 16 hours 9 min ago
PAGAK, South Sudan, 23 April 2014 – Nine-month-old Jock Chabang, one of the youngest citizens in the world’s newest country, has already experienced a great deal of hardship in his lifetime.
Reporters without border - 18 hours 3 min ago
Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened to learn of the death of the dissident journalist Win Tin in Rangoon on 21 April. Burma has lost one of its staunchest defenders of democracy and...
Reporters without border - 20 hours 22 min ago
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the attempt of the Pakistani government to close down the TV station Geo News after the news channel broadcast allegations about the Inter-Service...